Hudson high cheer team wins state, 8th in nation

- The Hudson High School cheerleaders are tumbling their way into the history books.

The team finished first in the state championship, sending them to the national competition.

Head coach Chelsea Hatcher says this is the first Hudson High team to win state.

"This season we actually finished first at the state championship and then we finished 8th in the nation," Hatcher said. 

Hatcher's family has a long history at the school. She, along with her aunts, uncle, and cousins, went to Hudson.

She says it makes the win even more special.

The cheerleading team hopes to inspire the other teams at the school to strive for greatness.

"I'm hoping that this championship win makes every single team want to be a state champion even more," team member Molly Bissell said.

Hatcher says the community supported the team before they were state champs, helping propel them to this high accomplishment.

"The whole entire school and community have rallied around the kids which is awesome to see," she said.

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